Short story: “Sweater”

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“Sweater,” by Anya Yurchyshyn

Appeared in elimae in February 2011 (here)

69 words

I like this piece. Nursing homes and other long-term care places make it hard to recognize people as their real, adult selves. Some residents just fade away. I’m surprised more visitors don’t have this sort of Capgras-delusion-ish response (or maybe they do and their parents shush them).